I welcome you to the painting blog of AZ SRB Painting.
My name is Shaun Tarr and with my father John Tarr, we have written many articles on the world of professional painting that you may find interesting and informative.
We will publish new blogs on a regular basis, so come by often.
If you have questions that we have not covered in any of our blog articles, please shoot us a message and we will try and answer it if we can.
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Why Hire a Licensed House Painter?
There are several important reasons why you should hire a painter that is Licensed.
Scrape Off Peeling Paint Before Repainting
What is the process to prepping out your home before painting when you have peeling paint on the wood and brick? We give you a step by step to getting it done right.
Residential Painters Are The Jack of All Trades
When people contact us to paint the exterior or interior of their homes, they do not realize all the different types of repair that we can do before laying down a drop of paint.
Refinishing Wood Cabinets and Doors
WATCO® Danish Oil is a unique blend of penetrating oil & varnish hardens in the wood, not on the wood. It penetrates deep into wood pores to protect from within and to enhance the natural look and feel of the wood.
14 Paint Problems and How to Fix Them
There are many problems that need to be fixed before applying a finished coat of paint on any surface. These troubling places can be found on interior surfaces as well as exterior.
Have Your Popcorn Ceilings Removed
If you really want to upgrade the interior of your home, and it has popcorn ceilings, then have it removed.
Airless Sprayers are Fast and Efficient When Applying Paint
The airless sprayer is one of the best inventions that has come along to help painters apply a large amount of paint in a short time.
6 Reasons the Exterior of Your House Needs Painting
One of the big things that weathers paint on the outside of a home in Arizona, is the intense sun and heat in our desert conditions.
Stable Platforms When Painting Up High
“Stable Platforms When Painting Up High” When the painter is working on higher elevations it is very important. Many times, we have to reach out and extend ourselves right to the limit of our capability, so we do not want to have to worry about our safety.
Waterproof Concrete Stem Wall Before Painting
Exterior house you will need to Waterproof Concrete Stem Wall Before Painting. Efflorescence Crystals.
Interior Painting Estimates by Square Footage
“Interior Painting Estimates are done by Square Footage” Why is that? There are so many variables to an interior painting estimate that we need to see what we are dealing with firsthand.
How to Hire a Painting Contractor
“How to Hire a Painting Contractor” What do painting contractors do and how does one hire them? How do you know they are good? Are they Licensed, Bonded and Insured? Important questions to be asked!
Matching Colors for Painting has Never Been Easier
“Matching Colors for Painting has Never Been Easier” Simply position the Color Reader in your hand and then place it on the wall or color samples and it hooks up to the app on your cell phone for the color match.
Professional Painting is in Our Blood
“Professional Painting is in Our Blood” How the Tarr family started a residential and commercial painting business in Tempe, Arizona.
How to Prepare the Exterior of House Before Painting
This article is about 8 different things that need to be done before painting the exterior of your home or building to make it waterproof from the elements and improve your building investment.
When Do You Use a Paint Primer?
Paint primers, sealers, and undercoats are the foundation for any interior and exterior painting project for residential and commercial work.
Do Not Spray Semi-Gloss Paint on Walls or Ceilings
Here is a great article on why you should not use an airless sprayer to apply Semi-Gloss. “Flashing” will occur if you try and touch up with a brush and it will show up like crazy.
Color Matching for House Paint is an Art Form
Picking colors to paint a house is much harder than you think. Brushing on samples on the interior and exterior of your home is highly recommended but lighting conditions should be considered as well.
Painting Over Intense Smells
Cigarette smoke smell is only one type of smell that professional painters encounter and are asked if they can hide with a coat of paint. Read here on how to deal with all kinds of smells with paint.
Drywall Hot Patch
First off, it is not hot as in temperature, but hot as in fast to repair a hole in drywall.
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